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James Davis Cassady

James Davis Cassady, 87, died peacefully at his home on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015.

He was preceded in death by a son, Danny Cassady, and a brother, Pete Cassady.  Survivors include his beloved wife of 69 years, Hedy; his son, Mike Cassady (Nancy); grandchildren, James Davis Cassady II, Christen Cassady Carmen (Matt), Luke Cassady (Amy) and Katie Cassady; two great-grandchildren, Bailey and Bryce Carmen; a brother, Henry Neal Cassady, and a sister, Nell Heartsill.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church on Friday, Jan. 1, 2016, with visitation at 1 p.m.  A private graveside service followed.

Papa James taught us all the value of hard work and dedication to family.  He will be greatly missed.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Hickory Grove Cemetery Fund at 7649 Union Academy Ada Road, Letohatchee, AL, 36047, or to the charity of one’s choice.

Online condolences may be made at www.dunklinanddanielsfh.com.